Cornell University

Healthcare Transformation Project

16 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016 Contact: 212-340-2809

Union Healthcare Conference I Program 

Monday, June 30

12:00–1:00pm - Welcome and Introductions
2:00-5:30pm - Framing Issues

  • Have efforts to increase staffing lead to improvements in patient care and stronger unions? If so, how?
  • What approaches for mobilizing front-line staff have made the biggest difference in improving patient care and building the union, and why?

6:00 – 8:00pm - Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, July 1

8:30-9:00am - Breakfast
9:00am-12:00 Noon

What are the biggest obstacles getting in the way?

What are the best ways to overcome these obstacles?

12:00 Noon-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm-3:30pm

  • Summarize lessons learned
  • Discuss whether more information and opportunities to continue learning from and with each other would be helpful
  • Recap any agreements and commitments concerning next steps
  • Evaluation

3:30pm Adjourn